There are 23 MASYAP youth groups who meet two-four times a month. They are made up of both HIV positive and HIV negative girls aged 12-24. Workshops to help increase understanding of HIV/AIDS are run, as well as organised sports trainings in both netball and cricket.
MASYAP’s 28 women’s support groups meet regularly and are made of both HIV positive and HIV negative women. Frequent workshops are run for the women in these groups relating to issues surrounding HIV/AIDS.
With the support of Steadfast Ways, MASYAP has been able to implement a pilot project supporting vulnerable out of school young members to access small loans and start businesses. Twenty girls from five Youth AIDS Support Groups have each been
Steadfast Ways is a global and diverse team of professionals that believes in equal access to opportunities and actively promotes women empowerment by encouraging economic participation. The team visited MASYAP on Thursday, 10th October 2019. MASYAP organized a showcase for
MASYAP was represented at a Blantyre City Council AIDS Candlelight Memorial Event. The aim of this year was to launch a fast track campaign. It was held under the theme: Intensifying the fight for health and rights at Nyambadwe Primary
Women Chairladies’ Meeting was held on the 22nd of august 2019 with a sole purpose of allowing chairladies to share challenges, experiences and their expectation from MASYAP. As per tradition, an overview of all programs that the office runs was highlighted by the women’s coordinator.
The August Netball Tournament started on 7th August and was finalized on Friday, 30th august 2019, prizes were awarded the following weekend at Iqra Propagation Center in Blantyre on 8th September 2019.
The MWAYI/MASYAP collaborated apprenticeship program recruits needy young women from MASYAP HIV/AIDS Support Groups to empower them financially and intellectually. The tailoring program officially launched in May 2017. The pilot program recruited five students. MWAYI and MASYAP both work in empowerment of local women and girls both in and out of school.